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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1986

For their discoveries of growth factors
Name - Stanley Cohen
Date of birth - November 17, 1922
InstitutionsVanderbilt University School of Medicine Nashville, TN, USA
Country - USA

Description - Stanley Cohen is an American biochemist and Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology and Medicine. He is a distinguished researcher and academic associated with the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee.


Name - Rita Levi-Montalcini
Date of birth - April 22, 1909
InstitutionsInstitute of Cell Biology of the C.N.R Rome, Italy
Country - USA

Description - Rita Levi-Montalcini, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI[2] is an Italian neurologist who, together with colleague Stanley Cohen, received the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of Nerve growth factor (NGF).